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Speaking out - family of British democracy campaigner sentenced to death

The family of Andy Tsege, kidnapped British democracy campaigner sentenced to death in Ethiopia,...

Muhammad Anwar

Muhammad Anwar was arrested in 1993 when he was just 17 years old. He was sentenced to death five...

Save Abdul Basit

Abdul Basit’s hanging has been stopped three times at the last moment. But his stay of execution...

Ibrahim Halawa marks 1000 days facing death penalty in Egypt

1,000 days. That’s how long Ibrahim has now been held in an Egyptian prison after being arrested...

Drug sales to US executioners blocked

The world's second largest pharmaceutical firm has now officially withdrawn from the lethal...

Malik Jalal

Malik Jalal is on America’s ‘Kill List’. The U.S. government has already tried to kill him...

Global executions reach 25-year high - Reprieve comment

The number of executions carried out globally last year rose to a 25-year high, a review of the...

Saudi Arabia tells UN Human Rights Council it “does not torture”

Saudi Arabia has claimed to the UN Human Rights Council that it “fights torture” and guarantees...

Abdullah Hasan al-Zaher

Abdullah was just 15 years old when he was arrested in 2012 for participating in protests in Saudi...

The Death Penalty in Saudi Arabia

For over a decade, Saudi Arabia has ranked among the top five executing countries in the world. This...

Abdul Basit

Abdul Basit faces hanging in Pakistan, despite being paralyzed from the waist down. His execution...

Ali al-Nimr

Ali al-Nimr was just 17 years old when he was sentenced to death by crucifixion in the wake of the...

Ivan Teleguz

Ivan Teleguz faces execution in Virginia dispute overwhelming evidence of his innocence. Since his...

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